Altamont man sentenced in methamphetamine conspiracy

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EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – A 28-year-old Altamont, Illinois man will spend more than 15 years in federal prison after admitting to making and selling methamphetamine in three Illinois counties in the bi-state area.

According to information from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, a federal grand jury indicted Travis Maxfield in
November 2014 on 10 counts connected to the manufacture and distribution of meth in St. Clair, Clinton, and Marion counties between October 2013 and May 2014. Maxfield pleaded guilty to all 10 counts in February.

Maxfield was sentenced to 188 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release.